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Glass Negative - 'Mac. Robertson Land', Antarctica, by Frank Hurley, 1929-1930 Image Reg. No: MM 114914

Glass Negative depicting the coast of Mac. Robertson Land, Antarctica, during the Australian Antarctic Expedition [AAE] of 1911 to 1914. This image, by Frank Hurley, was reproduced in one of the illustrated versions of Home of the Blizzard. It is one of a number of glass negatives by Eric Douglas and Frank Hurley which also include photographs from Voyage 1 of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-1930.

Eric Douglas was one of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilots who participated in BANZARE, 1929-1931. He was also a keen amateur photographer and worked with professional photographer Frank Hurley during both BANZARE voyages.
Glass plate with negative image printed on surface
Description Of Content:
Photograph of a page from Sir Douglas Mawsons' book 'Home of the Blizzard'. The image printed on the page is by Frank Hurley titled 'Mac. Robertson Land'. Above the image are the names of Antarctic Framnes Mountains pictured in the distance. From left to right is Masson Range and David Range.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Sally Douglas, 2008
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 163 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: antarctic expeditions, antarctic exploration, expeditions, antarctica
Themes this item is part of: Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: expeditions
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Mac-Robertson Land, British Antarctic Territory, Antarctica, 1929-1930

Date and place refers to the original image not the date and place the copy was made.
Photographer: Frank Hurley, Antarctica, 1929-1930

Refers to the photographer of the original image not the copy.

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